The Approved Mortgage website, located at www.approvedmortgages.co.nz and all associated microsites (collectively Website) provides an online service of connecting people to an available registered mortgage adviser. This document sets out the terms and conditions that govern the use of this Website (Terms). Please review these Terms carefully, especially the disclaimer and limitation of liability sections. By accessing this Website (other than to read these Terms for the first time), you accept and agree to these Terms. You must not use this Website if you do not agree with these Terms.
The provision of Mortgage Advice in NZ is regulated and is legally only able to be administered by registered Financial Advisers. This website provides one online service – a convenient means for site users to instead be contacted by a registered mortgage adviser, who are able to then provide regulated advice services. The Approved Mortgage website does not employ any mortgage advisers itself and cannot provide mortgage broker, mortgage advice services.
This Website was prepared for use by New Zealand users only, and may not satisfy the laws of other countries. You should not use this Website if you do not reside in New Zealand.
To the extent permitted by law, we may change these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms at regular intervals for any changes. In the case of any breach of these Terms, we reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law or in equity.
www.approvedmortgages.co.nz is a free online service that makes it easy for users to request a call-back from a registered mortgage adviser. It is aimed at providing a convenience for people in turn saving them time. If on balance you decide to engage a mortgage adviser sourced via this online request service, and they proceed to help secure your home-loan, we are entitled to be paid a fee from that mortgage adviser for the service of connecting them to you. Please note that before you choose a mortgage adviser you must satisfy yourself as to its suitability for your situation, needs, and objectives. Users of the webservice are encouraged to contact other mortgage advisers and on balance of discussing their requirements, make a choice of which adviser is best suited to their requirements. We do not hold that advisers sourced via this online service are better suited or qualified to meet users requirements and accept no liability for site users selection of their preferred mortgage adviser to engage.
www.approvedmortgages.co.nz does not hold a financial services license. The website’s mortgage broker call-back request service does not take personal circumstances into account; as such, all information provided should be considered general and should not be considered as advice or a recommendation as this webservice cannot provide advice in any form.
This website does not issue any mortgages or provide mortgage advice. Users of this website engage directly from the mortgage adviser/provider.
Use of this Website
By accessing, completing a mortgage broker call-back request and or continuing use of this site, you are agreeing to the Term of Use contained.
You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with accessing and using this Website.
You must not use this Website for any activities that breach any laws, infringe any party’s rights or breach any standards, content requirements or codes promulgated by any relevant authority. You must not distribute through this Website any inappropriate communication or any virus or other disabling code in any form.
You must not bypass any security mechanisms imposed by this Website, or tamper with, hinder the operation of or make unauthorised access or modifications to this Website.
Choosing your preferred mortgage adviser to engage
www.approvedmortgages.co.nz is a free online service that makes it easy for users to request a call-back from a registered mortgage adviser. It is aimed at providing a convenience for people in turn saving them time. Please note that before you choose a mortgage adviser you must satisfy yourself as to its suitability for your situation, needs, and objectives. Users of the webservice are encouraged to contact other mortgage advisers and on balance of discussing their requirements, make a choice of which adviser is best suited to their requirements. We do not hold that advisers sourced via this online service are better suited or qualified to meet users requirements and accept no liability for site users selection of their preferred mortgage adviser to engage.
Accordingly, ApprovedMortgages.co.nz cannot be held liable for any decisions you make upon requesting a mortgage adviser to contact you. We encourage all users of this site to make also their own enquiries with other mortgage advisers and companies before making any decision. Neither ApprovedMortgage.co.nz , nor its associated companies, directors, employees or agents guarantee the performance of any mortgage adviser you choose to engage, that is requested via this site. We do not warrant any mortgage adviser or provider, nor do we make any representation to any person as to the quality or suitability for any purpose of any mortgage broker or company contact request attained via this website. No liability is accepted for any loss or damage incurred by any person as a result of using any mortgage broker or mortgage where the contact request has been made via this website.
We make no representation that the quality of services or products requested via this website are greater than the quality of services and products by other businesses not requested via this website.
Disclaimers relating to the Website
We do not warrant that access to this Website will be uninterrupted, or that the services and features offered on this Website will be error-free. We reserve the right to change or discontinue any feature on this Website, the availability of this Website and the software required to access it.
The information on this Website is provided for information purposes, general interest and enquiry only. While we use reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this Website is complete and up to date, to the extent permitted by law, we make no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of any information on this Website. The use of this Website is at your own risk. Information may change without notice. Before relying on any information on this Website, you should first verify the accuracy of the information and its relevance. This may mean contacting our personnel or mortgage advisers before relying on any information on this Website.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all other warranties, guarantees, terms and conditions (whether express, implied or statutory) relating in any way to this Website, its content or its use. Our liability for breach of any warranty, guarantee, term or condition implied into these Terms which cannot be excluded is limited, where permitted by law, to the re-supply of that part of this Website again or, at our option, the payment of the costs of having an equivalent service supplied again.
Third Party Content
This Website may link to other websites and contain information and materials from third parties, including public comments, advertisements, feeds, data information, social media content and links to other websites (Third Party Material). We do not have control over, and are not responsible for, any Third Party Material (including its currency, accuracy or reliability). Unless expressly stated otherwise, we do not sponsor or endorse the Third Party Materials.
Without limiting the above, certain features of the Website aggregates Third Party Materials to produce results for you. We rely on third parties to supply the Third Party Materials and we therefore do not warrant the quality or accuracy of the results. To the extent permitted by law, we have no liability arising out of any results or recommendations produced by the Website, and you are responsible for the final choice of any product that you may choose.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability for any loss or damage, including any consequential loss or indirect loss, loss of data or loss of profits, loss of profit, loss of reputation or loss of business arising in relation to the use or reliance of any part of this Website or any information on this Website (including any Third Party Materials, any recommendations or results generated by the Website, the inability to use any part of this Website or the features on this Website), whether or not it is caused by our negligence, and whether or not the possibility of loss was known to us.
We take reasonable steps to protect the information that you transmit using this Website. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us using this Website. Therefore, any information you transmit using this Website is transmitted at your own risk. When using this Website, you must take precautions to ensure that you are not exposed to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. We do not accept responsibility for any such interference or damage to your systems which arises in connection with your use of this Website.
Financial products and financial services
We do not offer to supply any financial products or financial services on this Website. We do provide a service which connects site users to a mortgage adviser who can legally provide those services. Upon completing a mortgage broker call-back request on this website, your personal information and request details a passed on to an available registered mortgage adviser. That mortgage adviser will then use that information to be able to contact you and establish if they are able to assist with your mortgage requirements. If you choose to engage the mortgage adviser sourced via this free online service, you accept that you are then responsible for dealing with the relevant mortgage advisers or their staff in applying for relevant financial products.
Unless otherwise indicated, we own or are licensed to use all intellectual property (including without limitation copyright, trade mark and designs) subsisting in the materials on this Website. We authorise you on a non-exclusive basis to reproduce and download the materials solely for use in the intended manner. Otherwise, to the extent allowed by law, no part of this Website may be reproduced, reused, retransmitted, adapted, published, broadcast or distributed without our prior written permission.
All names, logos and trade marks on this Website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing on this Website should be interpreted as granting any rights to commercial use or distribute any names, logos or trademarks, without the express written agreement of the relevant owners.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be void, unlawful or unenforceable for any reason, then that portion of the provision which creates the invalidity, unlawfulness or unenforceability will be severable from these Terms and will not otherwise affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms are governed by the laws of New Zealand.